WALANG PASOK: August 22 2013

Citing the effects of heavy monsoon rains the past five days. several local government units (LGUs) and education institutions once more decided to cancel classes for Thursday, August 22. Others went as far as suspending classes for Friday. It is expected that other LGUs and schools will make similar announcements within the next hours. Credits to ABS-CBN for this partial list:

  • Makati (until Friday, August 23; all levels – public and private)
  • Pasay City (until Friday, August 23; all levels – public and private)
  • Caloocan (all levels)
  • Marikina (all levels)
  • Taguig (all levels, until August 23)
  • Manila (all levels)





  • Malabon (until Friday, August 23)
  • Valenzuela (until Friday, August 23; preschool to high school – public and private)
  • Muntinlupa (until August 23, preschool to high school)
  • Laguna (until Friday, August 23; all levels – public and private)
  • Mandaluyong (preschool to high school – public and private)
  • Pasay
  • Paranaque (all levels – public and private)


  • Asia Pacific College
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Paranaque and Laguna campuses; suspended until Friday, August 23)
  • St. Scholastica’s College – Manila (office work to resume)
  • Saint Francis of Assisi College (all levels in all campuses)
  • Valenzuela Polytechnic University

(The list will be updated from time to time. You can also use the government website as a guide.)

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